New and Notable for the Art of Holocaust Survivors by El Chapo

Recent topics of interest: ALWAYS CRASHING IN THE SAME CAR: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California, Matthew Specktor’s photo. (Tin House, paper, $17.95.) A novelist and critic with a keen eye on Hollywood blends memoirs and cultural criticism in this study of classic American narratives of failure. BASIC KERNER COMMISSION REPORT, Edited and introduced …

The ‘New Bauhaus’ Review: Rethinking an Approach to Art

Documentary “New Bauhaus” celebrating his legacy versatile interdisciplinary artist Laszlo Moholy-NagyHe is perhaps best known for his photography and photograms and the legacy of the school he started in Chicago. Directed by Alysa Nahmias, the film claims to be worthy of being remembered as one of the 20th century’s greatest artists – as important as …

Art Meets Luxury Lifestyle in Gallery’s Sunny New Location

MAHÓN, Spain — Total wealth held by billionaires, More than $10 trillion highIt is also an epic time for luxury lifestyle tourism. only days later Virgin Galactic takes Richard Branson on an interstellar journey, unlikely art Center It opened Saturday on the Spanish islet Isla del Rey off Menorca – bringing contemporary art lovers together …

Louvre’s Art Detective Hunts for Looted Paintings

Polack had made a reputation abroad as a member of the international task force in Germany. Discovery of approximately 1,500 artifacts brought by squirrel by Cornelius Gurlitthis father, Hildebrand, bought artwork for Hitler. While working for the task force, Dorville uncovered the key to his story. He looked behind a portrait of the Impressionist painter …

Dazzling Art Installations Christian Boltanski Dies At 76

Internationally acclaimed artist Christian Boltanski died in Paris on Wednesday, with his striking installations dealing with themes such as memory and forgotten lives, luck and destiny, death and the passage of time. He was 76 years old and lived in Malakoff, just outside the city. Marian Goodman Galleryrepresenting himself, announced his death in a hospital. …

Art Meets Soundtrack on ‘The Dirty South’

The all-sound-based The Sims track is based on one familiar song, “Dixie,” composed for pre-Civil War bard performances and intended to mock stereotypes of “happy” Black slave life. (The lyricist is likely to be Black.) It later became the Confederate anthem with altered lines, and then became the canonical expression of Lost Cause nostalgia during …